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The Fourth Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution 4.0 and the creative innovation help bring about disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), etc with higher speed and scale of development than ever; ecological challenges such as climate change, epidemics and other menaces to the human social and economic development, etc. The globalization process nourishes international markets with high degree of growth and development, but it also creates increasing inequality. The impacts from globalization, international integration, climate change and epidemics are making great changes to the world.

1. Keynote speaker

- John Bruce Wells is Deloitte’s Chief of Party for the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Vietnam Low Emission Energy Program (V-LEEP) that helps assess and implement policies that accelerate deployment of solutions that promote clean energy in Vietnam. 

Prior to serving USAID on several programs in Asia, he was a Partner with ERM Indonesia, the President of Citizens International, and the Director of Private Sector Initiatives for Chemonics. In these roles he helped global companies such as BP, Exxon Mobil and Vale meet their corporate sustainability commitments in developing country operations. He was also founder and President of The Bruce Company, a two-time Inc. 500 firm that helped launch premier partnerships such as Energy Star; and helped launch the U.S. Green Building Council which operates the LEED building certification program.

- Assoc. Prof., Dr. Tran Dinh Thien: Former President of Vietnam Institute of Economics (VIE), Member of Prime Ministerial Economic Advisory Committee

2. Date, venue and participants

-    Organizers: Academy of Finance and University of Finance - Marketing
-    Date: 24th -26th September, 2020
-    Conference venue: Academy of Finance (Address:  No. 58 Le Van Hien street, Bac Tu Liem district, Hanoi, Vietnam; Website:

-    Participants: Scientists and researchers from international institutions and organizations, central agencies, Economic Committee of the Parliament, Office of the Government, Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics, National Financial Supervisory Commission, State Bank, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences, institutes and universities of economics and business administration, economists, business representatives, press agencies, etc.

3. Language of conference

  • Papers: written in English
  • Form of conference: Direct and online
  • Presentation: English and Vietnamese

4. Topics of interest

Prospective authors are kindly invited to submit papers that are related to one or more of the following topic areas (but not limited to):

  • Economic growth models of global countries; business and investment environment;
  • Issues of/relating to financial policies; business administration in the globalization context; impact of trade integration and liberalization on sustainable economic and business development;
  • Sustainable development and the Industry Industrial Revolution 4.0; accounting, auditing, and international integration; finance and corporate financial management; multi-national corporate finance;
  • Other topics relating to economic, financial, accounting, banking, business administration, the economics of development, the economics of resources, sharing economy, digital economy, etc.

5. Submission details

Papers should not be more than 8000 words.

6. Publication opportunities

The full text of the accepted papers will be published in the SEDBM-3 proceedings with ISBN and some papers will be selected for presentation.

7. Best paper

The award-winning paper will be announced after the conclusion of the conference. The best paper will be determined based on the quality of the research and the presentation performance of the authors at the conference.

9. Registration fee

Regular Author: USD 100                                                      PhD Student: USD 50

10. Form of payment

Bank account or direct at the conference registration desk. Please see details on the website:


11. Contact for queries:

Phone numbers

Ngo Thanh Hoang (Mr.) – Vice Head of Scientific Research Department (+84912.792.999)

Nguyen Thi Thanh Huyen (Ms.) (+84904.755.576)

Nguyen Thi Thuy Nga (Ms.) (+84982.701.556)

Nguyen Hong Chinh (Mr.) (+84989.670.001)

Email address:



Important Dates
Associated Journals

Journal of Finance & Accounting Research (AOF)

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